Rick Perry’s Confederate Symbol Flip-Flop Is Gonna Be A Problem In South Carolina | Talking Points Memo

Rick Perry used to stand with those in his party who reject any idea that the Confederate flag is anything but a reminder of the South’s proud heritage. Yesterday he did an about-face, picking up the rhetoric used by Confederate flag opponents who call for its banishment from Southern state houses and license plates to the scrap heap of history.

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